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Teen survives dramatic racing crash at 170 mph
Mai Shangmin/China News Service/VCG via Getty Images (MACAU, China) -- A teenage race driver is lucky to be alive today after a crash that stunned everyone at the Macau Grand Prix in China over the weekend.Sophia Floersch, a member of the Netherlands-based Van Amersfoort Racing team, flipped her Formula 3 car at 170 mph after clipping a Japanese race car. The flip hurled the 17-year-old's car backwards, slamming it into a booth. The crash sent five people to the hospital with serious injuries, and caused the remainder of the race to be halted for over an hour.Floersch, remarkably still conscious...
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LeBron James scores 51 points, gets first win in Miami since leaving Heat
Ezra Shaw/Getty Images (MIAMI) -- LeBron James finally claimed his first win in Miami since parting ways with the Heat four years ago.James scored 51 points Sunday night, helping the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Heat, 113-97. The win marks his first victory in Miami since leaving the Heat in 2014, and his first win there as a member of the visiting team since 2010, according to ESPN."[I]t's always great to be here, come back here and see a lot of familiar faces," James said after the game. "We had some not-so-good times, we had more great times. So it's...
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Redskins quarterback Alex Smith suffers season-ending injury
Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images (LANDOVER, Md.) -- Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith suffered a serious leg injury on Sunday, and now the team has to prepare to finish the season without him.Smith, 34, was sacked in the third quarter of Sunday's game against the Houston Texans, breaking the fibula and tibia in his right leg. He later underwent surgery at a local hospital.Colt McCoy stepped in for Smith and helped the Redskins take the lead in the fourth quarter, but the team ultimately lost to Houston, 23-21.McCoy, 32, will continue to start in Smith's absence. Sources tell ESPN that...
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Scoreboard roundup -- 11/18/18
Sports News November 19th, 2018, 5:56am
Scoreboard roundup -- 11/18/18
iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONMemphis 100, Minnesota 87Portland 119, Washington 109Orlando 131, NY Knicks 117L.A. Lakers 113, Miami 97San Antonio 104, Golden State 92NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEDallas 6, NY Islanders 2Carolina 2, New Jersey 1Chicago 3, Minnesota 1Vegas 6, Edmonton 3OT Colorado 4, Anaheim 3NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUEHouston 23, Washington 21Baltimore 24, Cincinnati 21Indianapolis 38, Tennessee 10Pittsburgh 20, Jacksonville 16Detroit 20, Carolina 19Dallas 22, Atlanta 19NY Giants 38, Tampa Bay 35Oakland 23, Arizona 21Denver 23, L.A. Chargers 22New Orleans 48, Philadelphia 7Chicago 25 Minnesota 20TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL(10) Kentucky 92, VMI 82(11) Michigan St....
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German Teen Survives Formula Three Crash
Mark Thompson/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- German Teenager Sophia Floersch survived a high speed crash during a Formula Three race in Macau on Sunday. Floersch was going 167 miles per hour when she lost control of the car and vault up over another race car, before crashing into stands holding race officials and photographers. マカオグランプリで死亡事故か。当たり方がヒドイ無事を祈る#マカオグランプリ #F3 pic.twitter.com/G96i1raKPh — のびお (@aochan8800) November 18, 2018 The race was stopped after the crash. Officials say Floersch was conscious and taken to the hospital, where the initial diagnosis was a spinal facture. Floersch later tweeted that she was okay. Just wanted to let everybody...
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Condoleezza Rice says 'I'm not ready to coach' Cleveland Browns
Harry How/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- She was the first woman named White House National Security Advisor and quarterbacked former President George W. Bush's foreign policy team as Secretary of State, and now Condoleeza Rice's name has surfaced as a possible contender for an NFL head coaching job. When Cleveland Brown's General Manager John Dorsey said last week that he would consider a woman to lead his perennial losing franchise, Rice's name was quickly thrown into the mix even though her only NFL experience is being a Browns' fan. ESPN cited an NFL source saying the Browns would like to...
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Scoreboard roundup -- 11/16/18
Sports News November 17th, 2018, 9:06am
Scoreboard roundup -- 11/16/18
iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Friday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONPhiladelphia 113, Utah 107Indiana 99, Miami 91OT Boston 123, Toronto 116Brooklyn 115, Washington 104Minnesota 112, Portland 96New Orleans 129, N.Y. Knicks 124Memphis 112, Sacramento 104Milwaukee 123, Chicago 104NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUESO Buffalo 2, Winnipeg 1OT Dallas 1, Boston 0SO L.A. Kings 2, Chicago 1OT Washington 3, Colorado 2OT Toronto 2, Anaheim 1St. Louis 4, Vegas 1TOP 25 COLLEGE FOOTBALL(23) Boise St. 45, New Mexico 14TOP 25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL(2) Kansas 89, Louisiana-Lafayette 76(4) Virginia 97, Coppin St. 40(6) Nevada 87, UALR 59(7) North Carolina 108, Tennessee Tech 58(12) Kansas...
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Man still missing after disappearing from San Francisco 49ers game Monday night
iStock/Thinkstock (SAN FRANCISCO) -- Authorities are calling on the public’s help in finding a man who disappeared after a San Francisco 49ers home game on Monday. Ian Powers, 32, was last seen at the 49ers game at Levi's Stadium, which he attended with his girlfriend. During the fourth quarter, at around 8:15 p.m., Powers went to the restroom and never returned to his seat, according to Santa Clara Police Department Captain Wahid Kazem. Surveillance footage from the stadium shows Powers exiting the stadium at the end of the game. His girlfriend said that she had text messaged him and video...
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How Serena Williams learned to love her body, stop comparing herself to Venus
Theo Wargo/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- In one of her most candid interviews yet, Serena Williams opens up about her formative years and trying to emulate her older sister, Venus.Williams, 37, has inspired so many on and off the tennis court. In a new interview for GQ magazine's Woman of the Year issue, she reveals how she was able to become comfortable in her own skin.After telling the magazine just how close she is to Venus, 38, she admits that at a young age she really wanted to emulate her older sister."I was not myself. I was Venus. Just…Seren-us," the...
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Nick Diaz to fight in March after four-year absence from UFC
David Dermer/Diamond Images/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Nick Diaz is returning to the Octagon after four years.The UFC welterweight will face Jorge Masvidal on March 2 in Las Vegas at UFC 235, according to UFC President Dana White.While contracts for the fight have not yet been signed, they are close to being completed, sources tell ESPN.Diaz last fought in January 2015 against Anderson Silva. While he lost the bout to Silva, the result of the fight was later changed to a no-contest after both fighters tested positive for drugs.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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